What❜s Happening This Valentine❜s Day in Sydney 2024

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Are you lucky enough to have nabbed yourself a babysitter this Valentine's Day? Love is certainly in the air this Valentine's Day in Sydney with oysters being shucked, white tablecloths getting pressed, yummy high tea menus being tested, and red carpets rolling out for the ultimate date night!

If you'll be spoiling the kids with a little romance this year too, we've also got some great ideas of how to make Valentine's Day with the kids a memorable one. Who says romance is dead?!

What's Happening This Valentine's Day in Sydney 2024

1.  Valentine’s Day Special at ABODE Bistro.Bar

ABODE Bistro. Bar, where love sparks.
ABODE Bistro. Bar

Impress your other half with a specially curated 4-course dinner designed for lovebirds at ABODE Bistro.Bar. The romantic sharing menu includes a complimentary glass of sparkling wine on arrival setting the tone for a delightful evening, followed by an indulgent feast of select dishes from the a la carte menu. Dine on Sydney Rock Oysters, Blinis with Crème Fraiche and Caviar, Caramelised figs with goats curd, Pepe’s duck breast, and Rib Eye, before rounding off the night with a decadent Chocolate Tart. The exclusive Valentine's Day Offer is $110 per person and bookings are required.

2. BLANC DE BLANC ENCORE at The Grand Electric


Spice up your Valentine's Day with a top-shelf cabaret-burlesque-circus extravaganza bursting with risqué comedy, spectacular aerials, breathtaking acrobatics, big dance numbers, and cheeky cabaret! Celebrating its first anniversary in Sydney, BLANC DE BLANC Encore will dazzle at Sydney’s new Grand Electric theatre with a star-studded, international cast including Cirque du Soleil alumni and fan-favorites including award-winning aerialist Caitlin Tomson-Moylan from the USA and Jess Mews from Perth with her incredible hula hoop routine, set in a 1920s Parisian themed courtyard. Book now for a night of intoxicating Gatsby-esque theatre.

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3. Reign of Singles at Reign at QVB

Reign of Singles
Reign of Singles at QVB

Headlining this year's Valentine's Day festivities is Reign at the QVB, Sydney's largest champagne parlour, with an exciting event, Reign of Singles. This unique celebration is designed for individuals who want to revel in their independence and embrace the joys of being single, offering a refreshing departure from the traditional romantic Valentine's Day narrative.

Indulge in a variety of delicious food and entertainment, including a live DJ set, complimentary love tarot card readings, and a selection of three set menus. Sip on refreshing wines, bespoke cocktails, and explore Reign's impressive collection of Champagne.

4. The Romantic Babylon Rooftop

Babylon Rooftop
The romantic Babylon Rooftop.

This Valentine’s Day, elevate your celebration to new heights at the Babylon Rooftop. Start the evening with a glass of NV Taittinger and immerse yourself in a lavish 10 dish share-style set menu, inspired by the rich flavors of the Levant. At just $120pp, it's an exclusive opportunity to create unforgettable memories in an enchanting setting. Book now and make this Valentine’s Day one to remember!

5. MOV'IN BED Barangaroo Beach Cinema

Mov'In Bed Barangaroo Beach Cinema
MOV'IN BED Barangaroo Beach Cinema

Valentine's Week kicks off on February 13th with a fabulous Galentine's Night featuring the 2024 MEAN GIRLS reboot at MOV'IN BED Barangaroo Beach Cinema. There's also a special offer – three tickets for the price of two in a queen-size bed!

On February 14th, it's all about love, and what better way to celebrate than with The Notebook – a heartwarming chick flick that beautifully captures the essence of passionate love. Even after 20 years, this film still has the power to make romantics swoon!

6. Skyfeast at Sydney Tower

Skyfeast at Sydney Tower
Skyfeast at Sydney Tower

For a Valentine's Day to remember, whisk your sweetheart away to a culinary adventure featuring a diverse array of international flavors, all enjoyed 82 stories above the ground with Skyfeast at Sydney Tower Eye.

Indulge in a global menu and savour the added touch of one glass of Marlborough Mumm per person (or a non-alcoholic beverage), accompanied by an individually wrapped rose and a box of chocolates for each couple. It's a romantic feast in the sky that promises to elevate your Valentine's celebration to new heights!

7. ESQ at The QVB

ESQ at The QVB Valentine's Day
Head to ESQ at The QVB this Valentine's Day

Celebrate Valentine's Day with ESQ's decadent set menu featuring a delightful lineup of oysters, steak, and mouth-watering desserts. Enhancing the romantic ambiance, patrons can enjoy live jazz music, creating the perfect backdrop for an intimate evening. As an extra sweet touch, each couple will find a single rose nestled beside a box of chocolates. It's a wonderful way to indulge in a memorable dining experience and add a touch of romance to your Valentine's celebration at ESQ!

8. Lotus at Barangaroo

Valentine's Day in Sydney
Cocktails and dumplings... name a more romantic duo? We'll wait! 

Embrace the romance with cocktails and dumplings at Barangaroo's Lotus. Delight in a specially curated Valentine's banquet while soaking in the beautiful water views at sunset.

9. Mr Messina Hot Tub

Gelato Messina Red Velvet Hot Tub
Gelato Messina's Red Velvet Hot Tub


Dive into decadence with the Mr Messina Hot Tub, your perfect companion for a chilled Valentine's Day celebration OR a perfect Valentine gift for that sweet-tooth in your life. Priced at $45.00, this limited edition one-litre tub is a love affair of flavors. Revel in the layers of fior di latte gelato, pretzel fudge, pretzel clusters, baked cheesecake, and cheesecake mousse, all crowned with red chocolate crack and piped vanilla chantilly. It's a gelato masterpiece, waiting to take your relationship with Mr Messina to new heights.

Ready for some serious gelato spooning? Order now and make this Valentine's Day a moment to savor with every spoonful.

10. Valentine's Day at Merivale

Expect nothing less than extraordinary dining experiences this Valentine's Day at Merivale's renowned Sydney restaurants. An exquisite dinner awaits, so don't miss the chance to book a table for an unforgettable evening!

Merivale is sure to be rolling out the red carpet with exquisite dining this Valentine's Day at several of their popular Sydney restaurants.

11. Outdoor Sip and Paint Class

Valentine's Day in Sydney
Outdoor Sip and Paint

What could be more fun on Valentine's Day than sipping champs and getting in touch with your creative side whilst enjoying the company of your loved one?

ClassBento's Sip and Paint Classes are held in a beautiful Harbour-side location and include instruction from artist Robertina Varga, who will guide you step-by-step through the artistic process. Bookings are essential.

12. Get Your Swayze on at a Pottery Class

Valentine's Day in Sydney
Couples pottery

If Ghost is the most romantic movie you've seen, channel your inner Sam and Molly and book in for a couples pottery class.

Sydney has loads of pottery studios offering all sorts of pottery classes, including fabulous sip and clay classes. Family and kids' classes are also on offer if the kids will be joining in the romance this year.

13. Book a Romantic Getaway


There's no better time to book a romantic getaway than on Valentine's Day, particularly if the kids are cared for for the night!

Sydney is the place to be for a romantic getaway, with gorgeous accommodations dotted throughout. From waterfront suites to rural retreats, pamper packages and even a villa in an Italian-esque countryside, getting away from it all for a romantic night with your loved one comes easy in Sydney.

Check out the best romantic getaways in Sydney and beyond and start booking! 

14. Couples Massage

Couples massage in Sydney
Couples massage in Sydney


Experience the pinnacle of relaxation this Valentine's Day (you deserve it!) with a couples massage.

Sydney is a city that loves to be pampered, so much so that there are plenty of spas dotted around the city just waiting to make you feel as though you've melted into your massage table. 

Check out Sydney's best couples massages and book in some rest and relaxation with that special someone.

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

15. The Gift of Comfort with Ugg Express

Ugg Express
Keep your loved one comfy cosy with Uggs.

Ugg Express presents an exclusive Valentine's Day collection that is sure to warm the hearts (and feet) of your loved ones.

For Her:

  1. Australian Shepherd Puffy Fluffy Slides - These slides are the epitome of comfort meeting style. Perfect for the fashion-forward lady who loves to keep cozy, these slides are a blend of chic and snug. Originally priced at $185, they're now available for just $79.

  2. EVERAU UGG Remi Slippers - Treat her to the luxury of UGG Express’ high-quality temperature-wicking sheepskin. These slippers are not just for the home; they're a versatile choice for year-round comfort. Snap them up now for only $80, down from the original price of $180.

For Him:

  1. Australian Shepherd UGG Cruz Slippers - Give the gift of comfort with these plush sheepskin slippers. Ideal for relaxing at home or a quick jaunt to the café, they're now a steal at $69, reduced from $140.

  2. Tarramarra Mason Sandal Slides - These trending slides offer a blend of casual elegance and comfort, perfect for any occasion. Whether dressed up or down, these are a must-have, especially at the discounted price of $63, down from $170.

For Both: Why not make this Valentine's Day extra special with matching footwear? Choose from:

16. Get Crafty With Cricut

Cricut Joy Xtra
Give the gift of creativity this Valentine's Day!

Think outside the box and make Valentine's Day xtra special and xtra personal! Nothing says 'I love you' like a handmade gift, so whether you’re looking to create a one-of-a-kind card, a personalised present, or set the romantic mood with customised decor to match, Cricut Joy Xtra is the perfect present for your crafty DIY lover.

This compact and versatile device cuts with precision, plus draws and writes on over 50 different surfaces. You can access a huge range of templates, fonts, greetings, and shapes to use, so you can craft beautiful, 'handmade' greeting cards effortlessly and let your creative spirit soar! If your sweetheart has a fiery passion for all things DIY, give the gift of creativity that will bring their designs to life!

The Cricut Joy Xtra Bundle (RRP $429) is available at Harvey Norman and Officeworks.

17. Eat Your Heart Out With Wiltshire's Rose Gold Bakeware

Wiltshire Rose Gold Baking Stack
You'll fall in love with the Wiltshire Rose Gold Baking Stack.

Ooh la la! Experience love at first bite with gorgeous bakeware that a glistening difference. Whether you’re whipping up a sweet treat for loved ones, looking to cater to your heart's content, indulging in a love of baking together, or just want to treat yourself (or your beloved) to the finer things in life, Wiltshire's Rose Gold Bakeware range is the perfect gift for the foodie this Valentine’s Day!

Share special moments over your favourite dessert and make your day extra sweet with bakeware you'll love with all your heart. 

Fall in love with the Wiltshire Rose Gold Smartstack Bakeware Set (RRP $90) and Wiltshire Rose Gold Heart Pan (RRP $12) at wiltshire.com.au

18.  Light Their Fire With Haven Candles

Haven Candles
Light up your night with a gorgeous Haven Candle.

A beautiful way to spoil your beloved this Valentine's Day is with the irresistible aroma of a sweetly scented candle and Haven Candles are one of our favourites! Plus, it's the perfect way to set the mood for a romantic night in.

Haven’s Luxe Collection of candles is delicious and affordable and they look super stylish. Ignite the eternal flame of love with the Haven Forever Yours Signature Soy Blend Candle (RRP $25), with scent notes of peony and patchouli that encapsulate the very essence of timeless romance. For a scent that evokes the giddy feeling of spring, the Haven Fresh Cut Flowers Signature Soy Blend Candle (RRP $25) is a delight. The enchanting blend of exotic orchids and intoxicating jasmine is reminiscent of a freshly gathered bouquet. For something elegant and luxurious, the Haven Velvet Bloom Soy Candle (RRP $15) will fill your space with an opulent symphony of Prosecco and peony.

Haven candles are available in a range of stunning scents to suit every space and taste and are available at Woolworths.

19. Enjoy a Tipple With Paddington Lane Wine Co.

Paddington Lane Wine Co
Cheers to the new Paddington Lane Wine Co!

Is there a more apt beverage for Valentine's Day than the perfect pastel hues of a Rosé? We think not! The newly launched Paddington Lane Wine Co.- Australia’s first specialist Rosé brand - is bringing to life the diversity of Rosé so you and your darling can relish the full spectrum of this delightful drink. Boasting a range of delicious styles to suit different tastes, Paddington Lane Wine Co. is designed to showcase what home-grown Australian Rosé is capable of, featuring three distinct wines inspired by traditional European Rosés, with grapes sourced from leading South Australian wine regions and crafted to reflect their unique origins. It's love in a glass and we'll drink to that!

The Paddington Lane Wine Co. range (RRP $22.99) is available now from select independent retailers nationally.

Valentine's Day Ideas With the Kids

20. Treat the Kids to a Special High Tea

The Langham High Tea with Kids
The perfect heart-shaped treat; a high tea will have your little one feeling like royalty this V-Day!

Do something ultra sweet with the kids this year, and there's nothing more special than a delicious afternoon tea at a hotel.

Sydney is loaded with elegant venues for exquisite kids' high tea. From decadent high tea at the Four Seasons to a scrumptious soiree complete with harbour views at Gunner's Barracks, there's a high tea for all tastes to make the kids feel like absolute royalty this V-Day. 

21. Valentine’s Day Picnic

Picnics are always a great way to spend the day, and the kids can run around while you get a few minutes of relaxation in one of Sydney’s stunning parks. Here's a list of the best picnic spots across Sydney that are the perfect inspiration for a Valentine’s Day Picnic.

22. Family Valentine's Movie Night

If you’re in the mood to relax and lounge around the house with a nice cuppa, then we’ve got a list of movies that the kids can watch with you! Grab some popcorn and a bag of Party Mix, and try one of these family favourites:

  • Cinderella (or any of the live-action Disney films)
  • Sound of Music
  • The Greatest Showman
  • Enchanted
  • The Princess Bride
  • Gnomeo and Juliet
  • The Lorax

23. Valentines Day Crafts and Cakes

Fun Valentine's Day Ideas For Parents and Families in Sydney
Crafts are an easy way to capture their imaginations, grab their attention, and keep them happy for ages!

Get crafty! Crack open up some paint and have some messy fun making Valentine cards with red hearts, do hand butterflies or finger decorations. Kids can trace their hand, cut it out and write a simple I love you.

Otherwise, you can dust off the cookbook and make some delicious meals and sweets. Try heart-shaped cakes, cookies or cupcakes with heart decorations, heart pancakes, or cut-out fruit with cookie cutters to get healthy heart-shaped morsels.

Here are some of our favourite Valentine's Day recipes for inspiration:

50 Romantic Valentine's Day Cookies
How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes
Pink Lemonade Scones
Chocolate Caramel Tarts
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
Colourful Fruit Tray
Healthy V-Day Truffles

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